Cristiano Ronaldo explains how Erik ten Hag ‘provoked him’ to go away Tottenham recreation early

Cristiano Ronaldo explains how Erik ten Hag 'provoked him' to leave Tottenham game early

Cristiano Ronaldo has confessed that he left Manchester United’s victory over Tottenham as a result of he felt ‘provoked by supervisor Erik ten Hag.

The striker started the sport on the bench and watched on as his facet produced among the finest performances of the Ten Hag period, seeing off Tottenham 2-0, however he didn’t see out the total recreation and left Outdated Trafford earlier than the sport had even completed.

Requested to elucidate his actions, Ronaldo informed TalkTV that, whereas he regretted his actions, he felt Ten Hag ‘provoked him’.

“I will be sincere, it is one thing I remorse, leaving the stadium,” he stated. “Most likely, or possibly not. For example I remorse it.

“However I felt provoked by the coach. I do not enable a coach to place me in a recreation for 3 minutes.”

He continued: “You do not put me on towards Manchester Metropolis due to respect for my profession and also you need to put me on for 3 minutes towards Tottenham? It does not make sense. I believe he did it on objective. I felt provoked not solely due to that recreation, however earlier than.

“He do not respect the best way I ought to deserve. However it’s what it’s. For this reason most likely, the sport towards Tottenham, I left.

“The coach did not have respect for me. So for this reason the connection is the best way it’s. He retains saying within the press that he got here to me and he likes me blah, blah, blah however that it is just for the press, 100%.

“If you do not have respect for me, I am by no means going to have respect for you.”

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